If you are experiencing problems with your hardware key, you'll need to download and install the most recent Hardlock drivers with support for Windows 2000, XP (x86/x64), Vista (x86/x64), and Windows 7 (x86/x64).
1. Download Hardlock Device Driver version 5.22 (Posted 02/01/07)
Right-click on the link below and select "Save Target As..." to download the file "HLDRV32.EXE". When prompted, choose "Save" to save the file into a folder on your hard drive such as "My Documents."
Download Hardlock Device Drivers (4.88MB)
When you have finished downloading, close your Internet browser and open your "My Documents" folder.
2. Install Hardlock Drivers
Double-click on "HLDRV32.EXE." If you receive a Security Warning, select "Run" to continue. Click "Next", then click "Finish" to complete the installation.
3. Restart Windows
DataCAD should now recognize the hardware key.